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6 escaped criminals linked to Sen. Dino Melaye rearrested

All the six suspects who were declared wanted after allegedly fleeing from police custody in Kogi State on March 28 have been re-arrested, the police have said. Kabiru Seidu (a.k.a Osama), Nuhu Salisu (a.k.a Small), Aliyu Isa, Adams Suleiman, Emmanuel Audu and Musa Mohammed who were under detention at the …

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Police Inspector Who Assaulted A Young Lady In Lagos Arrested

A Police Inspector, Lawal Muritala attached to Dopemu Police Division in Lagos has been arrested and detained by the Police X-Squad, Ikeja on the order of the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Omohimi Edgal. The Inspector whose report has gone viral on the social media,was alleged to have assaulted a gentleman …

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I rob because many people in government steal — Suspect

The Niger State Police Command has arrested two suspected armed robbers, Shehu Bida and Bello Mallam, who claimed that they went into robbery because there was recession in the country and the “government did not provide any job for people.” The two suspects were arrested in Talba Estate, Bida town …

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Police arrest 26-year-old man for stealing phone from altar

The police on Monday arrested a 26 -year -old man, Toyin Sunday, at a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court near Lagos for allegedly stealing a mobile phone worth N7000 from a church. The accused, whose address was not mentioned, is facing a charge of stealing. The prosecutor, Insp. Akpan Ikem, told …

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Retired military officer killed, set ablaze in Edo

A retired military officer identified as Major Afisatu Ajuya has been killed and her body and apartment set ablaze by her security guard on Sunday in Ugbor area, GRA Benin, Edo State capital. The security guard whose name has not been made known and eight others who committed the crime …

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Man remanded for allegedly raping his daughter

A 45-year old carpenter, Olumide Akinleye, who allegedly cohabited with and raped his own daughter, is to remain behind bars pending judgment, an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court ordered in Ibadan on Friday. Magistrate Modina Akanni, who gave the ruling, said Akinleye should be kept in police custody until when hearing …

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Gunmen storm Lagos home of Mr Ibu, cart away N14.3m

Armed robbers on Saturday morning stormed the Festac, Lagos home of Nollywood comedian, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu. They reportedly made away with N14.3 million in cash as well as property. The comic actor confirmed the incident to Premium Times and added that it has been reported to …

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Indian police probe reporter after data leak story

Indian police are investigating the reporter behind a story on alleged leaks from a government database containing the personal details of more than a billion people, sparking accusations of media censorship. Police said Monday they were investigating a complaint of cheating, forgery and impersonation against the journalist, who reported last …

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